Known as 'Wali', this Canadian sniper is a worldwide phenomenon. He once took out a Gunman from 3,450 Metres

By DailyNewsUG Foreign News Correspondent

Even though Russia is still bombing civilian areas across Ukraine, there are still many hopeful like the one about ‘Wali’. A French-Canadian computer scientist ho served twice in the Afghanistan war during the operations in Kandahar.

Wali', Canada's deadliest sniper arrives in Ukraine to help fight Russia | Marca

Between 2009 and 2011, he earned the nickname ‘Wali’ during his time there as he started killing dozens of enemies with his sniper rifle.

Daily Turkic on Twitter: "La Presse: The French-Canadian special sniper, " Wali," landed in #Ukraine on his own free will to fight with #Ukrainian soldiers. In other words, he arrived in Ukraine to

As part of the elite JTF-2 unit, he was part of the same group of the sniper with the longest distance kill record was acquired (3,540 meters). When president Volodymir Zelenski started calling foreign soldiers to join the fight against Russia, ‘Wali’ didn’t hesitate and arrived on Wednesday as part of the Canadian contingent.

Why is ‘Wali’ so famous as a sniper?

There are many great snipers around the world but very few are famous and prefer staying anonymous. So why is this ‘Wali’ sniper so known in the Western world?
Well, a good sniper tends to get around 5-6 kills per day. A great sniper gets between 7-10, that’s part of the elite group of snipers who are on a different class.
Get this, ‘Wali’ can provide up to 40 kills per day on a productive campaign. These numbers aare what made him a legend amongst the world’s military. He has appeared on television shows and his face is known where ever he goes. That’s why the Ukrainian and world press are making such a big deal about his arrival to the country.

He was part of the Royal 22e Regiment during his fighting days but today he lived as a computer scientist who is now getting ready to kill Russians. For obvious reasons, his actual name won’t be revealed but he isn’t afraid to show his face to the media.


Media: Canadian sniper set a record, killing the gunman with 3450 meters

In an interview with CBC News, ‘Wali’ said: “They were so happy to have us. It’s like we were friends right away. I want to help them. It’s as simple as that. I have to help because there are people here being bombarded just because they want to be European and not Russian. A week ago I was still programming stuff. Now I’m grabbing anti-tank missiles in a warehouse to kill real people …That’s my reality right now. My wife opposed the idea, that was the hardest part of the decision. You can imagine what she said and how she thinks.”

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